This apartment fire was reported by off-duty Firefighter Kyle Houser, who was in the Midtown News Store, below the apartment, after he smelled smoke in the store. Photographs by Retired Firefighter Rich Gillespie
Off-duty Stamford Firefighter Kyle Houser was picking up a soda at the Midtown News Store when he smelled smoke and called 911. He then alerted an occupant of an adjacent apartment above Midtown News of the danger and evacuated him. […]
The Stamford, Turn of River and Belltown Fire Departments were dispatched to a reported fire in a house. The caller reported that everybody was out of the house. SFD Engine 8 was the first Engine to arrive on the […]
Station 2 firefighters were the first to arrive at 9 Woodland Ave for a reported structure fire. Firefighters found fire showing from third floor so they stretched 2 ” hand line through front door to third floor. Upon reaching third […]
Colder than normal temperatures and wind chills are projected for Connecticut through Saturday. Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he has activated the State’s Severe Cold Weather Protocol in anticipation of temperatures in the teens and single digits and […]
Below is a scanned in map of the 1885 Borough of Stamford, showing the fire districts, hydrants, water pipes and other important landmarks. You will also see Borough roads as they existed in the old city.
Thomas J Meehan, 45 years old and was appointed to the SFD on July 10, 1918. He was assigned to SFD Station No. 2, when he died in the line of duty on April 6, 1932. His death was a result of […]